Nelson Mandela University is showing the rest of South African universities the way forward by appointing a number of women to senior positions.
The latest being Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi who was appointed as the new chancellor.
Briefly.co.za learned that Fraser-Moleketi said that she is honoured at being given the privilege of such an important role at the university according to ewn.co.za.
“As the women in the leadership of this university, there’s something we’ll fully remedy. We’ll ensure that there is access to education and knowledge. This appointment as chancellor is an immense honour and an enormous responsibility.”
The university has become the first in South Africa to appoint three women to senior positions. Fraser-Moleketi became the latest after the election of vice-chancellor Sibongile Muthwa and council chair Nozipho January-Bardill in October.
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